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Heaven is a Place on Earth

Sandy toes. Stress melting waves. Towering sand dunes. Heaven on Earth? You tell us. Between shoreline strolls, well-worn hiking trails, and pick up games of frisbee, you’ll discover a piece of paradise all your own. Here, you’ll find adventure and history intertwined in 15,000 acres of diverse national park terrain, acclaimed entertainment venues, beloved buildings, curated experiences, and a long list of local festivals.

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Lucky Leo's Resale

Lucky Leo’s Resale – Coupon

$5.00 OFF your purchase if $10.00 or more. A cute resale shop in Hebron. One of their main goals is to give back to the community in many different…

Winery

Anderson’s Winery & Vineyards

Buy one tasting, get a 2nd tasting free. Must show coupon. Good wine, good food, great atmosphere, gift items, live music, craft classes, weddings,…

Pizza

Shoe's Pizzeria

Shoe’s Pizzeria – Coupon

10% OFF any purchase. Pizza by the slice and daily lunch specials. Located at: 3300 N. Calumet Ave. Valparaiso, IN 46383 219-476-7463 Hours: Mon.…

Fine Dining

Goblin & The Grocer

Goblin and the Grocer – Coupon

Friends & Family Discount - 20% OFF the regular price This cafe, market, and pub proudly serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, drinks, and…

Wines & Brews

Butler Winery

Butler Winery – Coupon

FREE wine tasting for 2 Tasting room, gift shop, and wine garden featuring wines from Indiana's fourth oldest winery. Celebrating their 37th year in…

Hotels & Inns

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson - Portage

Country Inn and Suites by Radisson – Coupon

20% OFF the regular price. Enjoy the comforts of home at the Country Inns & Suites by Radisson, located just 10 minutes from the Indiana Dunes.…

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Events

The Dunes Daily Challenge is Back!

Have some Indiana Dunes-themed fun and enter to win prizes!

Outdoor Adventures

Snowshoeing in the Indiana Dunes National Park

Once the Indiana Dunes area is blanketed in a few inches of snow, you’ll start to see people traversing the parks’ trails on snowshoes.

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Indiana Dunes Visitor Center

Want to create a personalized tour of the Indiana Dunes area? Stop by the Visitor Center where our front desk destination concierges will help you…

1215 N. State Road 49, Porter

Spring House Inn

It’s one part hotel, one part country retreat, and all parts comfort. With more than 50 rooms perfect for business travelers, families, and anyone…

303 N. Mineral Springs Rd., Porter

(219) Taproom

They feature 16 taps shared with only a few carefully curated breweries Their beers are unique to NWI! Their menu is as creative and unique as their…

109 S. 3rd St., Chesterton

49’er Drive-In Theatre

Experience a blast from the past at a place that has been chosen as one of the top drive-ins in the nation. Open weekends in April, May, and…

675 N. Calumet Ave., Valparaiso

4th Street Theater

This award-winning community theater produces musicals and plays that are amusing and entertaining as well as classic and sometimes provocative. Call…

125 N. 4th St., Chesterton

A Van-Go Chauffeur & Shuttle

Are you looking for safe, reliable transportation for your special event? A Van-Go’s 15 passenger van creates a comfortable, stress-free solution.

1353 Berg St., Porter

Aaron’s Mortgage Inn

This local bar serves Italian beef, cheeseburgers, and daily specials. They also serve JJ’s Pizza all day and night.

1400 Broadway, Chesterton

Abbiocco Italian Cuisine

Abbiocco translates to "food coma" in Italian and is a chef-driven contemporary Italian restaurant with menu highlights that include a variety of…

600 Gateway Blvd. N, Chesterton

Aberdeen Manor

Aberdeen Manor provides a perfect, romantic backdrop for your special event. Your ceremony can take place outdoors or in the chapel, both of which…

216 Ballantrae St., Valparaiso

Acorn Acres

Acorn Acres is a local family farm. They raise “good” food with natural and sustainable practices. You will find natural healthy meat, produce,…

360 Indian Boundary Rd., Chesterton

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RVs & Campgrounds

Sand Creek Campground

This peaceful, family-oriented campground is just minutes from the Indiana Dunes State Park and offers everything a camper could want. Full electric…

RVs & Campgrounds

Indiana Dunes State Park Campground

Located less than a mile from the beach and within walking distance of the South Shore Rail Station, this campground is one of the most popular in…

RVs & Campgrounds

Lakeshore Camp Resort

This 940 site membership park has 125 full hookup campsites and 12 cabins available for rent to the general public. They are conveniently located 10…